The charms of the sparkling-white capital city of Muscat include its architecture, museums and mosques. Oman's many other attractions include the coastal sea town of Sur; the historical monuments and history of Nizwa - the country's ancient capital; the Musandam Peninsula and its stunning topography; endless fishing, scuba diving, and trekking venues - to name but a few.
CONVENTION AND VISITOR BUREAUS:
- Oman Tourism (Ministry of Tourism)
- Calling Code: 968
- Electricity: 240V, 50Hz
- Drive on the: Right
- Times to Travel: Oman's climate varies, depending on the part of the country. In the east and north, the climate is Mediterranean. In the west and south, it's tropical, while in the center part of the country, it's desert.
In the south and west, monsoon weather occurs between June and September.
The favorite time to visit for most travelers is between October and March, when temperatures are warm and there is minimal rainfall.
TOURISM TRANSPORTATION:PASSPORTS - TRAVEL VISAS - WARNINGS:
|Land Area||309,500 km2|
|Total Area||309,500km2 (#70)|
|Government Type||Absolute Monarchy|
|GDP (PPP)||$173.00 Billion|
|GDP Per Capita||$43,700|
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